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Definitions for deportation
ˌdi pɔrˈteɪ ʃən, -poʊr-de·por·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exile, deportation, expatriation, transportationnoun

    the act of expelling a person from their native land

    "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"

  2. deportationnoun

    the expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien

Wiktionary

  1. deportationnoun

    The act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deportationnoun

    the act of deporting or exiling, or the state of being deported; banishment; transportation

    Etymology: [L. depotatio: cf. F. dportation.]

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  1. Deportation

    Deportation is the expulsion of a person or group of people from a place or country. Today the expulsion of foreign nationals is usually called deportation, whereas the expulsion of nationals is called banishment, exile, or penal transportation. Deportation is an ancient practice: Khosrau I, Sassanid King of Persia, deported 292,000 citizens, slaves, and conquered people to the new city of Ctesiphon in 542 C.E. Britain deported religious objectors and criminals to America in large numbers before 1776, and transported them to Australia between 1788 and 1868.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deportation in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deportation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of deportation in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    You're going to have a deportation force, and you're going to do it humanely, don't forget, Mika, that you have millions of people that are waiting in line to come into this country and they're waiting to come in legally. And I always say the wall, we're going to build the wall. It's going to be a real deal. It's going to be a real wall.

  2. Todd Schulte:

    They grew up here, they work at nearly every major company in America, serve in the military and many are working on recovery efforts in Texas, if DACA is repealed and no permanent legislation passed, they will all be fired and our government will begin the large-scale deportation of people raised in the United States, using information they volunteered to the government with the promise it would never be used against them or their families.

  3. Anthony Martinez:

    It was not meant in a negative way at all towards law enforcement, were just making a statement that the federal governments recent actions regarding deportation are wrong.

  4. Ronald Newman:

    If enacted, the bills would raise a host of constitutional concerns, undermining public safety and harming immigrants and U.S. citizens alike, they would also lead to significant, unnecessary federal spending and erode US values and norms. They would provide rocket fuel for President Trump's mass deportation agenda.

  5. Vivian Tan:

    What I can confirm is that we were not informed of the deportation beforehand.

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